Archive for the ‘Media’ Category

Journalist On the Run – Wikileaks Clarifies Its Role

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Bram Posthumus 23 September 2011 GA_googleFillSlot( "AllAfrica_Other_InsetA" ); Earlier this week, Radio Netherlands ran a story about Ethiopian journalist Argaw Ashine, who had to flee his country after a confidential American diplomatic cable revealed his contacts with the US Embassy in Addis Abeba. He squarely blames the whistleblowing website ...

Ethiopia recognizes Libyan rebels

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Ethiopia on Wednesday recognized Libya's rebel National Transitional Council as the legitimate authority of the strife-torn north African country and urged the African Union to do the same.

Ethiopia recognizes Libyan rebels

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

thiopia on Wednesday recognized Libya's rebel National Transitional Council as the legitimate authority of the strife-torn north African country and urged the African Union to do the same.

Why are Ethiopians starving again in 2011?

Monday, August 22nd, 2011

By Alemayehu G. Mariam Time Magazine on its December 21, 1987 cover page featured a downcast and crestfallen young Ethiopian mother as a symbol of famine victims in that country. Time asked two timeless questions: “Why are Ethiopians starving again? What should the world do and not do?”

Journalists face more time in jail

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A pair of Swedish journalists could spend 28 days more in an Ethiopian lockup as officials investigate an incident that left them injured, officials said.

Internet Café users arrested in Addis

Friday, August 12th, 2011

By Addis Neger,  Addis Neger reporters confirmed that Internet cafés in Addis Ababa are becoming targets of the security operatives in recent months. One of our reporters witnessed last week a young Internet user, in one of the Cafés around Piassa, told by security agents to close down Ethiopian opposition websites. ...

Ethiopian billionaire wins libel action in UK

Friday, July 29th, 2011

An Ethiopian-born billionaire has won £175,000 in libel damages over allegations he had hunted his daughter down so she could be stoned to death.

Ethio­pian heritage camp in Va. offers tradition, togetherness to adopted African kids and their families

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

At a rustic summer camp in Virginia’s Shenandoah Mountains, wedged between a monster water park and a Golden Corral restaurant, a raucous, Ethiopian feast unspooled and 9-year-old Mati found her groove at last. There was a pony, an African marketplace and piles of injera bread. There was a drumbeat that grew ...

Ethiopia frees two journalists

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia has freed two journalists detained 15 months ago on copyright infringement charges, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said on Tuesday.

Photographer captures body art of Ethiopian tribes

Monday, February 7th, 2011

It's all about photography in two exhibits opening this week in the Tampa Bay area. The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts brings the face and form of Africa vividly alive in the exhibition, "Natural Fashion: Art and the Body Photographs by Hans Silvester," opening Thursday and running through April 10.